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Work: Das Lied von der Erde

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ComposerMahler, Gustav (1860-1911)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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TokyoSuntory Hall Summer Festival 2021: From Paris into the World's Pioneers of "New Music"

Hosokawa, Mahler
Ensemble intercontemporain; Matthias Pintscher; Kerstin Avemo; Ryoko Aoki; Mihoko Fujimura; Benjamin Bruns

LondonMahler: The Song of the Earth

© Benjamin Ealovega
Beethoven, Mahler
Philharmonia Orchestra; Xian Zhang; Dame Sarah Connolly; Andreas Schager; Alina Ibragimova

BarcelonaLa canción de la tierra

Wagner, Mahler
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya; Matthias Pintscher; Michael Schade; José Antonio López

BrusselsMahler, Das Lied von der Erde

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Belgian National Orchestra; Hugh Wolff; Michelle DeYoung; Ben Gulley

NamurMahler, Das Lied von der Erde

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Belgian National Orchestra; Hugh Wolff; Michelle DeYoung; Ben Gulley
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Nézet-Séguin and Philadelphia recreate “Mahler’s greatest”

Mahler did not compose an opera, but the writing in Das Lied is intensely operatic; Yannick Nézet-Séguin shows himself to be a great singer’s conductor.
*****
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Reunions and farewells: Rattle and the LSO return to the Barbican

Magdalena Kožená's excellence of tone and line in her first two songs did not prepare us for her profundity in Der Abschied.
****1
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Death and renewal: Mahler in Cincinnati

Conductor Matthias Pintscher and soloists Michelle DeYoung and Sean Panikker offered a moving but uneven interpretation of Das Lied von der Erde.
***11
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Answered prayers: Mahler and Vivian Fung in Montreal

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Orchestre Métropolitain offered a delicately detailed reading of Das Lied von der Erde with two French Canadian soloists.
*****
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Earth Day: Beethoven and Mahler from Budapest

A program of Beethoven and Mahler from the Budapest Festival Orchestra celebrated the beauty and terror of the natural world.
****1
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